Greystone unveils unit for history dox

HMS to work on product for all media

HOLLYWOOD — Greystone Communications has formed a production company called HMS that will focus on American history documentaries for all media.

The new entity combines the talents of three Civil War specialists — producer Craig Haffner (“Civil War Journal”), writer/director Ron Maxwell (“Gettysburg”) and author Jeff Shaara (“Gods and Generals”). The triumvirate will focus their mutual passion into the development of projects for film, TV, audio and print, beginning with a four-hour docu series entitled “The Filmmaker’s Gettysburg.”

Greystone is a 12-year-old company specializing in network and cable documentaries, with over 400 hours produced.

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